Falcons vs. Seahawks: 5 Players For Your Fantasy Team

Oct 9, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) is tackled by Atlanta Falcons strong safety Keanu Neal (22) and outside linebacker Vic Beasley (44) in the second half at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Falcons defeated the Broncos 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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The Atlanta Falcons are scorching hot and are winning their division. How will their excellent play impact fantasy football?

The Atlanta Falcons are on a hot 4-1 start to the year, and in Week 6 they will be facing the Seattle Seahawks. As the NFL schedule keeps rolling, fantasy football players are also in full swing with their leagues. Players are always added and dropped on a weekly basis, whether it be due to injury or a bye week. This week, the Falcons have some favorable matchups that they can make the most of, which can help both their team and your own team. See if some of these players could be a group you could add to win Week 6 and the rest of the year below.

As the NFL schedule keeps rolling, fantasy football players are also in full swing with their leagues. Players are always added and dropped on a weekly basis, whether it be due to injury or a bye week. This week, the Falcons have some favorable matchups that they can make the most of, which can help both their team and your own team. See if some of these players could be a group you could add to win Week 6 and the rest of the year below.

Players are always added and dropped on a weekly basis, whether it be due to injury or a bye week. This week, the Falcons have some favorable matchups that they can make the most of, which can help both their team and your own team. See if some of these players could be a group you could add to win Week 6 and the rest of the year below.

See if some of these players could be a group you could add to win Week 6 and the rest of the year below.

Oct 9, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) is sacked by Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Vic Beasley (44) in the second half at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Falcons defeated the Broncos 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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5. The Falcons’ Defense/Special Teams

The Falcon’s defense had a field day against the Broncos in Week 5, with Vic Beasley racking up 3.5 sacks and the team holding a potent receiving core and running game to just one touchdown. They face another weak offensive line in Seattle, who is perennially looking for answers to the OL’s questions. They have three good receivers in Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, and Jimmy Graham, but look for them to be shut down by a strong Falcons secondary in this game, leaving a weak running game to be preyed upon.

Sep 26, 2016; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12) carries the ball against the New Orleans Saints in the second quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

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4. WR Mohamed Sanu

Sanu has been underwhelming in his first season in Atlanta, but look for him to make some noise if he gets a favorable matchup. The Seahawks have a strong corner in Richard Sherman and a serviceable one in Jeremy Lane, but behind them lies only question marks. If Sanu is played in the right spot, he could make some noise for your fantasy team in Week 6. His ownership percentage has decreased due to his weak stat line, but virtually every week provides a good opportunity for him to shine with Matt Ryan.

Oct 2, 2016; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Aldrick Robinson (19) celebrates his touchdown catch from quarterback Matt Ryan (2) in the third quarter of their game against the Carolina Panthers at the Georgia Dome. Also shown is tight end Levine Toilolo (80). Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

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3. WR Aldrick Robinson

Another wide receiver pick here, with Robinson garnering a strong amount of consideration this week. As previously mentioned, the Seahawks cornerback group isn’t exactly a strong suit and the no. 3 receiver has a strong chance of making some plays. Lined up in the slot, he will likely be matched up with Neiko Thorpe or DeShawn Shead, two relatively unknown and inexperienced corners. Look for Robinson to push one of these two and make some plays for the Falcons, and if you’re willing to take a chance on him, rack up some points for your team as well.

Oct 9, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos inside linebacker Todd Davis (51) tackles Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme (83) short of the goal line in the first quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

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2. TE Jacob Tamme

The tight end has been inconsistent, to say the least this season, but he always has a chance to create some points for the team. If Tamme can get some favorable matchups against the linebacker and safety groups, or find some soft spots within the Cover 3 zone schemes the Seahawks often use, he can have a good amount of catches and get a decent amount of yards on these plays. Tamme is a good risk-reward choice for your team in Week 6, as well as the coming weeks. His ownership has decreased recently, but that gives you a greater chance to find him on the free agent wire.

Oct 9, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman (26) carries the ball in the second half against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Falcons defeated the Broncos 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

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1. RB Tevin Coleman

Tevin Coleman still remains a free agent in almost 20% of fantasy leagues, so if you can find him, he is a strong candidate to start in Week 6. While he is a strong choice for PPR leagues due to his incredible receiving ability, he can also pick up some points as a rusher at times. Coleman has been put in a position to succeed this season, and he uses his ability to do good work for this 4-1 Falcons team. He could be a big player for your team this week in the RB2 slot.

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